My best friend told me last night that her and her partner are thinking about getting hitched in New York City! (or maybe on the coast of New York State)
From what I understand the residency requirements are quite simple, you just need to get your paperwork at City Hall 24 hours before the wedding. I'm guessing they would need their birth certificates and passports, but both are single so no issues with needing divorce paperwork notarized etc.
They are both girls so is there anything more they need to know about the legality of gay marriage in the State of New York, i.e. is it exactly the same paperwork as for a heterosexual marriage? Or anything more complicated?
Has anyone got any tips of something fun to do for a very small group afterwards, like a special place for dinner and drinks to celebrate afterwards? Her partner has been to NYC a few times but any ideas for something especially romantic would be appreciated!
Many thanks in advance!